Last year, Minecraft sales crossed $60 million, making it the best-selling PC game in history. This incredible popularity is why Microsoft purchased Minecraft developer Mojang for $2.5 billion dollars in cash. But according to founder Markus “Notch” Persson, Microsoft wasn't the only well-to-do company that waved stacks of money in his face.
If you're an avid Minecraft player and you clicked on any recent links sent through an e-mail about changing your username and password or “logging into” Mojang, you may be in a bit of a pickle. It turns out that a group of phishers have phished a bunch of e-mail and password combinations from Minecraft gamers.
Mojang will give Minecraft players the ability to change their name on February 4th. While it's a pretty simple process, there are some important rules to be aware of.
Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson will be leaving Mojang after the company is officially purchased by Microsoft. Persson explained the decision in a very personal blog post.
We may not have to speculate about Microsoft's potential purchase of Mojang much longer. A new report suggests that they'll announce the acquisition of the Minecraft developer early next week.
Get your hard hats ready, boys and girls, because it looks like we have a new bit of content to crawl through in the rumor mill. Yesterday it came out that Microsoft could potentially be looking to purchase Mojang, the studio behind the insanely popular Minecraft game.
Mojang has finally finished Update 1.8 for the PC and Mac versions of Minecraft. The patch took them 300 days, making it the most time-intensive update they've released to date.
Minecraft's Xbox One release is almost at hand. Developer 4J Studios revealed on Friday that they sent the building game's port off to Microsoft for certification.
Minecraft developer Mojang has taken some heavy criticism from players for the game's new end-user license agreement (EULA). This weekend designer Markus "Notch" Persson defended his company with a lengthy blog post.
Later this summer the open-world building game Minecraft will finally make its PS4 debut. Mojang gave PlayStation Nation a glimpse at the PS4 version with a new trailer.
Minecraft creators Mojang confirmed today that the PS4, Xbox One and PS Vita versions will be arriving in August. They also provided a few crucial details on each version, including discounts for previous owners of Minecraft.
4J Studios has released a couple new screenshots from the upcoming PS4 and Xbox One versions of Minecraft. The screens show how they've been able to increase the view distance of the game with the new consoles.
Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition owners can purchase a new skin pack today. The Marvel Spider-Man Skin Pack introduces a slew of comic book characters for the building game.
Have you ever looked at a movie poster and wondered what it would look like if it was drawn entirely with colored cubes? Well, wonder no more. Minecraft players have remade 25 movie posters within the game.
Players' transition from Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition to Minecraft Xbox One Edition will be a smooth one. Phil Spencer, head of the Xbox division at Microsoft, said over Twitter that Minecraft Xbox One players will be able to import their data from the Xbox 360 version of the game.